Minnesota Stroke System

With stroke, time lost is brain lost. More than one-third of Minnesotans live over 60 minutes away from a primary stroke center. One in three stroke victims arrive first at a small, rural hospital. These facts highlight the need to ensure that every community hospital is equipped to treat acute stroke patients.

The Minnesota Department of Health is the lead agency for creating the Minnesota Stroke System, a statewide initiative involving acute care hospitals, ambulance services, and other partners.

Applications are now being accepted.The Round 7 deadline is
July 31, 2015.
To apply for designation, go to http://stroke.mn.gov.

Future deadlines:
Round 8: October 31, 2015 (Effective date January 1, 2016)

Quick Links:
Resources (toolkit, how-to- guide, literature, etc.)
Frequently Asked Questions
List of Designated Hospitals (updated 7/1/2015)
Map of Designated Hospitals

Questions? Email: health.stroke@state.mn.us or call (651) 201-5436.

Updated Monday, June 29, 2015 at 10:43AM